14 February 2008
Property from the Collection of Louis Markoya
Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
Papillons psychédélique, projet pour une lithographie
signed with artist's monogram and dated 'G DALI 1973' (lower right)
Rolux collage and black marker on Rolux
22 x 16 1/8 in. (55.9 x 41 cm.)
Executed in 1973
Gift from the artist to the present owner, 1973.
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Robert and Nicolas Descharnes have confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Please note that the catalogue illustrations for lots 96 and 98 have been reversed. The correct image for this lot appears on page 82, as lot 96.
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